Seafood Expo Asia

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Hong Kong, China
September 3, 2019 - September 5, 2019

The Premium Seafood Marketplace for Asia

Asia-Pacific and Hong Kong's premier seafood trade event.

Buyers and suppliers alike see the lucrative opportunity to satisfy Asia’s world-leading seafood demand. Bring your business to Seafood Expo Asia to buy, sell, network and create lasting success in this prosperous marketplace.

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Published on
August 20, 2019

Diversified Communications, which operates several seafood trade shows around the globe, has made the decision to cancel this year’s Seafood Expo Asia, which was scheduled to take place in Hong Kong from 3 to 5 September, 2019.

The move was made in response to ongoing social unrest in Hong Kong and careful analysis of the current situation, pending protests, and the impacts on the event, Diversified Group Vice President Liz Plizga

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By

Madelyn Kearns

Published on
August 8, 2019

Six of Hong Kong’s emerging culinary talents will face off during the Young Chef Challenge at Seafood Expo Asia (SEA) next month, event organizer Diversified Communications announced on 8 August. 

The Young Chef Challenge – which debuted in 2017 and will take place in 2019 from 3 to 5 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre during SEA – involves some of Hong Kong’s top culinary stars going

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Mark Godfrey

Published on
September 14, 2018

James O’Donnell runs the Shanghai office of Bord Bia, the Irish food promotion board. He talked to SeafoodSource on the sidelines of the 2018 Seafood Expo Asia in Hong Kong about current market conditions in China, how his office targets marketing of Irish seafood to Chinese consumers – and also about the need for a tighter supply chain in China to deliver a larger share of currently strong prices back to the Irish seafood supplier.

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Chris Chase

Published on
September 14, 2018

As the trade war between the United States and China continues, with indications that it may escalate even further, most U.S.-based lobster companies have seen their exports to China fall dramatically.

Despite the decrease, many companies say the market for lobster is still strong enough to keep the impact to their companies at a minimum. Some companies that never invested heavily into Chinese exports said2018 has been a

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Mark Godfrey

Published on
September 10, 2018

Hong Kong used to be the gateway to mainland China for exports of premium products like salmon. Now the traffic has been reversed, with a Dalian, China-based importer and processor of salmon seeking to increase sales of salmon in the city. 

Dalian Huayang Food Co. wants to use Hong Kong as a gateway to the Southeast Asia market for salmon, CEO Sun Le Qing told SeafoodSource at this month’s Seafood Expo Asia event in Hong Kong. The

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Chris Chase

Published on
September 7, 2018

Demand for Irish blue lobsters and brown crabs, both live and frozen, is ever-increasing, according to Ireland-based Hannigan Live Irish Shellfish. 

Irish blue lobsters represent a more premium product than their North nAmerican counterparts, typically coming in smaller sizes and higher costs. Despite the higher cost, demand in China is great enough that it’s outstripping the supply at Hannigan. 

“There is a huge increased

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Chris Chase

Published on
September 6, 2018

Bulgarian White Shells Ltd. made its first-ever appearance at Seafood Expo Asia 2018, with the goal of marketing products coming out of its new processing facility that came online earlier in the year. 

The company showcased multiple bivalves, with two unique products attracting buyers: Large whelks (Rapana venosa) and pasteurized white-shell clams called Tellina (Donax trunculus). The small white clams, with a bright purple interior, are

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Chris Chase

Published on
September 5, 2018

A new initiative called “Fishcoin” could be the key to incentivizing data collection by fishers and fish farmers in developing nations. 

The brainchild of Singapore's Eachmile Technologies, Fishcoin is a new way to give seafood harvesters in developing nations an incentive to collect data on their catch. Utilizing blockchain technology, Fishcoin will give fishermen tokens for topping up their mobile phone data plans in exchange

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Chris Chase

Published on
September 4, 2018

Seafood Expo Asia, organized by Diversified Communications, has opened its doors at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center to welcome thousands of international seafood industry professionals. 

Taking place over Sept. 4, 5, and 6, the show is bringing over 220 exhibitors from 34 countries to Wan Chai, Hong Kong, with 21 countries represented at regional pavilions throughout the show. In addition, 11 countries will showcase products

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Chris Chase

Published on
September 4, 2018

Philippines-based Fisherfarms’s CEO Imelda J. Madarang said value added products will be key to the company’s success in markets both domestic and abroad. 

A Seafood Excellence Award 2018 finalist, Fisherfarm’s line of milkfish products have also garnered multiple awards for taste. The company’s line of sausages, which use milkfish instead of chicken or pork, represent the company's spin on creating healthy,

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